Cricket Current Affairs - 2020

England wins Ashes 2013

England clinched Ashes 2013 series with 3-0 win over arch-rivals Australia. The fifth and last test match played at the Oval stadium ended in a draw. Key Players of Ashes Test Series 2013: Man of the Series (England): Ian Bell Man of the Series (Australia): Ryan Harris

List of Awardees for Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award announced

The selection committee for Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award has released the list of awardees for both the honors for year 2013. As per the release, double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, who is the first Indian to win 2 back-to-back World Cup gold medals at the 2010 and 2011 editions in Turkey and UAE respectively, Read More…

India win over Zimbabwe is country’s first-ever ODI Series whitewash on foreign soil

History was created when India thrashed Zimbabwe in the final match of the five-match ODI series played in Zimbabwe. The victory marked India’s first-ever five-match ODI series whitewash on foreign soil. The Indian team, under the captaincy Virat Kohli, achieved the feat when they pipped Zimbabwe by 7 wickets in the fifth and final one-dayer Read More…

ICC World Cup 2015 to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand

Defending champion India will take on Pakistan in its opening match of the ICC cricket World Cup, 2015 on February 15, 2015 which is to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29, 2015. India has never lost to Pakistan in any of its five World Cup clashes so far. India Read More…

Aussie Spinner Shane Warne included in ICC Hall of Fame

Legendary leg spinner, Australia’s Shane Warne was inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame at Lord’s, England. Shane Warne’s Achievements: He represented Australia in 145 tests between 1992 and 2007. He took 708 test wickets at an average of 25.41. Shane Warne also took 293 wickets in 194 one-day internationals at an Read More…